Stats of our lives
Stats of our lives: So long, CDs?
Digital music outsells CDs for the first time — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
Percent of 2011 music sales that came from digital downloads — the first time digital beat CDs, according to Nielsen/Billboard
Percent increase in digital music sales, to 1.27 billion tracks
Percent drop in physical CD sales, to 228 million albums